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Mama2three 12-01-2005 11:49 PM

WIP-second project, first Soaker! almost done!
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OK, i am new to this forum and just thought i would check this out. Now I have to post my not so pretty first diaper soaker that is almost done! I used this pattern

and Patons Classic Wool Merino yarn.
i am excited about it even though it isnt really up to my standards in quality. I even hava a question for some experienced knitters, but that post will come later in the help forum!

Ingrid 12-02-2005 12:03 AM

Looks good to me!! If you're standards are too high, your knitting will never be good enough. Consider any flaws to be design features.

And this not-so-perfect soaker is supposed to absorb, um, urine, right? Nobody's gonna look too closely! :rofling: Ahem, sorry, I couldn't resist!

I think it looks wonderful!

KristiMetz 12-02-2005 12:20 AM

Ooh, I love it!!!

I'm not brave enough to try a soaker yet...

It looks great to me, but if you have spots you don't like, the dark yarn will cover them anyway. :)

Congrats on finishing your first soaker!

rebecca 12-02-2005 12:55 PM

Listen to Ingrid!! There are no flaws, rather design features :thumbsup: AND you did a great job :cheering: :cheering: Knitting is a journey in which you learn a LOT along the way, I just began a year and 1/2 ago and have learned just a wee bit of knitting....I want to know it all..NOW...LOL, but I find that I learn something new all of the time...that's what's so much FUN :happydance: :happydance: about knitting...a continual learning experience :thumbsup:

feministmama 12-02-2005 12:57 PM

Flaws? What Flaws? It looks great to me :cheering:

Mama2three 12-03-2005 02:36 AM

thanks everyone! I guess I will try to get the last cuff on it soon :lol: I have about 2 inches of an icord done for the drawstring but it took me like 20 monutes to figure that out so I got a bit frustrated. I think Im good to go back to it now though :thumbsup:

dustinac 12-04-2005 12:42 PM

:cheering: Great job listen to Ingrid.. I was driving myself crazy when I first started knitting kept frogging everything finally dh was like ok we are going to leave all mistakes in this afghan... so I did then knitted flowers and butterflies to cover the mistakes but now i"m glad for the mistakes cause i like the butterflies and flowers :D

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